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Transect of Tube Wells

posted Jul 13, 2011, 10:37 AM by Ellie Ferguson   [ updated Jul 25, 2011, 7:09 AM ]
March-April 2011: 

Steve Goodbred (Vanderbilt University) and Dhiman Mondal (formerly Dhaka University) led the drilling of 41 wells from the edge of the Shillong Plateau across the Brahmaputra River to the delta plains.

Pictured at left, Thomas Hertzog helps in the drillling, using the lever to lift and drop the drill pipe while the driller's palm acts as a one way valve for circulation.